Miner’s Safety Lamp

Description (Brief):

The E. Thomas and Williams Company of Aberdare, Wales, manufactured this safety lamp around the late 19th or early 20th century. The lamp employs a glass enclosure, double wire gauze on the top-interior, and a metal bonnet exterior to protect the flame.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Mine Safety Appliances Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-7866Catalog Number: MHI-MN-7866Accession Number: 240639

Object Name: lamp, safety, miningmining lamp

Measurements: overall: 14 in x 4 in x 4 in; 35.56 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e338-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_872888

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